MEXICO CITY (AP) — A towering hill of soap suds floating atop a heavily polluted stream in Mexico has apparently killed a man who stopped to take a selfie, fell into the quivering mass and disappeared.
Authorities in the central state of Puebla are still looking for the man who fell into a mound of suds 20 feet (6 meters) high.
The local civil defense office launched a search Monday, using fire hoses to compact the suds and a large fan to try to blow a path into the mass.
It took almost a whole day just to locate his car.
Authorities say excess detergents from homes that drain into streams feeding the Valsequillo reservoir caused the suds to accumulate.